SALMON, FENNEL CRUSTED
4 each 3-5 ounce portions of salmon (block cut)
4 Tablespoons fennel seed, fresh ground
1-2 teaspoons salt
1-4 teaspoons EVOO
Prepare salmon by seasoning each piece with 1 tablespoon of the ground fennel, 1/4-1/2 teaspoon salt. In skillet over medium heat, add some EVOO and heat 1 minute; Place Salmon into pan seasoned side down and sear until crusty and aromatic about 2 minutes; turn and cook remaining side 3-4 min or until fish reaches 140 F in thickest part. Remove from heat and serve immediately.